Lord Shiva

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Shiva is considered to be the unique of all Hindu gods. Lord Shiva is the godhead who is always in deep meditation in the Kailash Mountain of the Great Himalaya. Shiva is the god of all and also closely related to Shakti- Parvati who is the daughter of Himavaan. There is no Shakti without Shiva and no Shiva without Shakti. Both two are closely related to each other.

Lord Shiva is considered as the Supreme Being representation. In the Hindu Trinity, he is the third element and other two members are Lord Vishnu- the protector and Lord Brahma- the creator. Shiva is only responsible for life cycle maintenance as the destruction and recreation cycle is in a circle always.

Shiva

Shiva can be seen in many faces, as destroyer, creator and preserver. Lord Shiva contains both evil and good. He is really free of inhibitions, protector of the down trodden, moody and has the complete power to changes the destiny laws. Lord Shiva is also known as God of Kindness and Mercy. Devotees get protection from all evil with the help of Shiva blessings. He always blesses his all followers with peace, knowledge and grace. Start chanting Om Namah Shivay for Healthy & Prosperous life.
Shiva is also known as mahadeva and 100 of other name is the popular god for hindu. lord Ganesha and lord kartikeya is two children of shiva and parvati. Lord shiva is popular in central asia There are 113 popular name of lord shiva.

According to the Hindu Priests, Shiva can destroy this world with his third eye within a second. His symbol of the phallus and Lingam shows his great power.

Lord Shiva

Shiva Murdeshwara The majestic Shiva statue at sunset Murdeshwara, India
Shiva Murdeshwara The majestic Shiva statue at sunset Murdeshwara, India

Lord Shiva is also known by many other names such as Shiv Shankar, Shivji, Sadashiva, Shiva, Siva, Mahadeva, Mrityunjay and more.

Shiva (Sanskrit: Auspicious One) is one of the main deities of Hinduism that is worshipped as the paramount lord by the Shaivaite sects of India.

In Hinduism, Lord Shiva is regarded as the representation of the Supreme Being. He is known as the third element in the Hindu Trinity(Trimurti), the other two members being Lord Brahma – the creator and Lord Vishnu – the protector. Shiva is the destructive form of the Almighty. As the cycle of destruction and recreation is always in a circle, Shiva’s primary responsibility is maintaining the life cycle. Scholars say, as the Mahakaal, Shiva destroys and dissolves everything into nothingness but as Shankara, he also reproduces that which has been destroyed and dissolved. His symbol of Lingam or the phallus represents this reproductive power.

Lord Shiva

Lord Shiva is also considered to be the most unique of all Hindu gods and also the God of all. A great ascetic, Shiva is the only godhead who is forever in deep meditation, totally absorbed in contemplation in His abode, Kailaasa Mountain in the great Himalaya. Lord Shiva is also said to be inseparable from Shakti – Parvati the daughter of Himavaan – Haimavati. There is no Shiva without Shakti and no Shakti without Shiva, the two are one – or the absolute state of being.
Shiva is often shown with many faces, as creator, destroyer and preserver in total command of the cosmos. He contains both good and evil. He is moody, free of inhibitions, easy to please, protector of the down trodden, and has the power to alter the laws of destiny. Thus, it is Lord Shiva is known as the God of mercy and kindness. He protects his devotees from all evil that are always around us. He blesses his followers with grace, knowledge and peace.

There is a reason Shiva is called ‘The Devo ke Dev-Mahadev’. The tranquil-looking lord can turn into a destroyer, and can also be a bholenath. He has multiple shades to his personality, and is one god who can truly teach us the wisdom to live life.

Lord Shiva

Lord Shiva
Portrait of Lord Shiva Statue at Murudeshwara, India.  This statue is world’s second largest of Lord Shiva.

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